Letters From the Editor

Overheard Conversation

Scene: Register line at a deli.

Characters: D (dude), chugging out of a large Sapporo can. GF (girlfriend), waiting for D to finish drinking.

D: This place sucks.

GF: Let’s go. (grabs can and finishes off beer)
Both wait in line for another thirty seconds, pay for empty beer can, then throw can in trash and leave.

Rosecrans Baldwin co-founded TMN with publisher Andrew Womack in 1999. He is the author of three books, including his latest novel The Last Kid Left (NPR’s Best Books of the Year). His nonfiction appears in a variety of magazines, mostly GQ. More information can be found at rosecransbaldwin.com. More by Rosecrans Baldwin

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